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Professional Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (2 modules credit rated independently at SCQF level 8 Equivalent to Ofqual level 5)

Why take this course?

The Professional Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) consits of two modules. Each of these two modules have been credit rated independently with 20 credit points each at SCQF Level 8 equivalent to Ofqual Level 5 (Second year BA/BSc level).

This course is likely to benefit from someone already with a counselling background who wishes to extend their knowledge by studying a therapeutic approach. CBT has currently great popularity in organisations such as the NHS and has been used to good effect by occupational health functions in Managing Absence at Work.

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Learning Method
On-line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: UD1000
Course Fee: £599.00 NOW £497.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00 (0% APR), followed by 6 monthly payments of £68.00
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Course Content

In Module 1 (CourseCR100) the student will be introduced to CBT, at the heart of which is the ABC model. They will also study the triadic structure, the role of automatic thoughts and beliefs, and the need to challenge erroneous thought patterns through applying CBT techniques and strategies. The course demonstrates how CBT can be used to effectively work with issues of depression, anxiety, fears, phobias and anger.

In Module 2 (Course CR101) work will build on module 1 to further enhance skills. Emphasis is on the development of self-awareness and critical reflections and knowledge of CBT. Working with beginnings, middles and endings as a therapeutic process is investigated within the context of working with clients. Developing a professional and ethical practice is at the heart of this course.

Materials supplied with this course.
20 Lessons and 8 tutor marked assignments are supplied in PDF and Word format, supplemented with suggested background reading.

Linkages to other courses
An option to this course is course 2000 Diploma in CBT (CPD) which is non-credit rated and therefore although covering similar issues does not have the same academic rigour to the on-going assessment. It may be more suitable for a student who already has a degree.

This course is accredited by the ACCPH. The ACCPH are an independent professional body and register.

Credit Rated or CPD

The Professional Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) course consists of two modules each credit rated independently with 20 SCQF credit points at level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc). These credit points may be used towards gaining a degree in a similar topic.

Course Fee: Course Offer reduced for May from £599.00 - £497.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00,
followed by 6 monthly payments of £68.00

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